Awards

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Information systems scholar receives distinguished service award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – McClatchy Professor Dr. Asoo Vakharia received the 2016 Dennis E. Grawoig Distinguished Service Award from Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) at the organization’s annual meeting Nov. 19-22 in Austin, Texas. The award is named in honor and memory of Dennis E. Grawoig, the Institute’s founder, first president, and executive director.  The recipient is

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UF International Center honors Warrington students

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business had five students receive the Outstanding International Student Award from the University of Florida’s International Center on Nov. 15. The Outstanding International Student Award recognizes international students who not only meet exemplary academic achievement, but also a wide range of accomplishments and

Warrington alumnus receives nation’s highest civilian honor

Dr. Eduardo Padrón (Ph.D. ’70), the President of Miami Dade College, received the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Nov. 22 during a ceremony at the White House. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security

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Doctoral students recognized for exemplary teaching

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Max Dolinsky and Gia Nardini were honored with the College’s Spring 2016 Ph.D. Teaching Award. The award, presented by the Center for Teaching, Learning & Assessment and selected by the Warrington Teaching Committee, recognizes outstanding graduate student teaching and instructional innovation. The selection process gauges the effectiveness

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Change for the better

Noelle Fennessy (BSAc ’16, MAcc ’16) came to a memorable, and somewhat sobering, realization two years ago when she attended Beta Alpha Psi’s Annual Meeting—an international gathering of the honor organization for financial information students and professionals. “Every chapter seemed to be more active than we were,” said Fennessy, now

Dr. Michael Morris

Professor honored for entrepreneurial excellence

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Michael Morris received the inaugural Schulze Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year Award at the Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange annual conference on Sept. 9-10 at the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis. The annual award, named for Best Buy Founder Dick

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Fisher School honors students at annual awards banquet

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Cindy Dosch was named Outstanding MAcc Student of the Year at the Fisher School of Accounting’s Spring Banquet on April 14 at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center. The MAcc Student of the Year Award, which is selected by a faculty vote, is the highest honor

Matthew Schnur, Kelsey Noris, David Nassau, Distinction in Leadership and Service Award

Heavener seniors honored for their leadership and service

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Senior David Nassau, Kelsey Noris and Matthew Schnur received the Heavener School of Business’s Distinction in Leadership and Service Award. The Award recognizes graduating seniors “who have excelled in serving and leading others within the Warrington College of Business and University of Florida community, and have demonstrated

Luis Franco, Brian Ray, Joey Couture, Cara Grandstaff

Heavener School adds three exceptional students to Hall of Fame

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Joey Couture, Luis Franco and Cara Grandstaff, seniors at the Heavener School of Business, were inducted into the Heavener Hall of Fame. The Heavener Hall of Fame is reserved for undergraduate business students who have shown truly superior leadership and achievement through their activities and scholarship while

Emily Lunn, Abdul-Kader Okab, Kaitlyn Czencz, Presidential Service Awards

Warrington trio receive honor for exceptional community service

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Warrington students Kaitlyn Czencz, Emily Lunn and Abdul-Kader Okab were recipients of the University of Florida’s 2016 Presidential Service Awards on March 29 at the President’s House. The Presidential Service Awards, awarded by UF’s Center for Leadership & Service, recognize students who have dedicated their time and